BaseEdit.IsReadOnly Property

Gets or sets whether the editor’s value can be changed by end-users. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Editors

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Core.v21.1.dll


public bool IsReadOnly { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

true if an end-user cannot modify the editor’s value; otherwise, false.


In the following themes, read-only editors are visually emphasized:

  • Office 2019 (Colorful, DarkGray, White, Black, High Contrast)
  • Visual Studio 2019 (VS2019Blue, VS2019Dark, VS2019Light)
  • Visual Studio 2017 (VS2017Blue, VS2017Dark, VS2017Light)
  • Office 2016 SE Themes (Colorful, DarkGray, White, Black)
  • Windows 10 Light


When an editor is embedded in a GridControl (as a CellTemplate), the editor is not visually emphasized.

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